Doc Martin. Image shows from L to R: Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz), Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes). Copyright: ITV.

Doc Martin (2004)

ITV comedy drama about village life. 70 episodes (9 series), 2004 - 2019. Stars Martin Clunes, Caroline Catz, Ian McNeice, Joe Absolom and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 7, Episode 1 is repeated on ITV3 on Monday at 10:35am.

Series 7, Episode 3 - It's Good To Talk

Martin has decided he will be the one to move out of the surgery to allow Louisa the space she needs, which Louisa does really appreciate.

Further details

Doc Martin. Image shows from L to R: Dr Martin Ellingham (Martin Clunes), Louisa Glasson (Caroline Catz). Copyright: Buffalo Pictures / Homerun Productions.

Louisa is intrigued to meet Martin's therapist, Dr Rachel Timoney, but is not quite so happy when Rachel suggests that they should have therapy as a couple, instead of Martin having it on his own. Aunt Ruth, however, manages to persuade Louisa that being a part of it will allow her a chance to defend herself - if she needs to.

Janice's babysitting of James Henry does not get off to the best of starts, but fortunately PC Penhale is around to help her out.

After his disastrous lobster special evening, Bert disappears, and his son Al is very concerned when Ruth tells him about Bert's behaviour, and when he finds out there are bailiffs at the restaurant.

Mrs Tishell is concerned that Martin will not be able to look after himself living on his own, so decides that she is the best person to help him.

The new Portwenn Radio DJ, Melanie, is trying to revitalise the station with a healthy eating week segment, and tries to get Martin involved. But she ends up getting more than she bargained for when Martin has to perform an operation live on the air.

Broadcast details

Monday 21st September 2015
60 minutes


  1. Wednesday 9th December 2020 at 10:35am on ITV3

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Martin Clunes Dr Martin Ellingham
Caroline Catz Louisa Glasson
Ian McNeice Bert Large
Joe Absolom Al Large
Selina Cadell Mrs Tishell
John Marquez PC Penhale
Eileen Atkins Aunt Ruth Ellingham
Jessica Ransom Morwenna Newcross
Robyn Addison Janice
Emily Bevan Dr Rachel Timoney
Ella Ainsworth Becky Trevean
Guest cast
Rosie Cavaliero Melanie
Sophie Reid Ellie Bell
Scott Fleming Andy Bailiff
Caroline O'Neill Alice Bell
Ian Drysdale Dermot
Jim Crago Pete
Writing team
Charlie Martin Writer
Jack Lothian Writer
Evie Bergson (as Evie Bergson-Korn) Script Editor
Lindsay Sharp Script Editor
Production team
Nigel Cole Director
Philippa Braithwaite Producer
Mark Crowdy Executive Producer

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